Ice Dam Removal Near Lansing, Michigan
If you have an ice dam emergency in Clinton, Eaton, or Ingham Counties, call the Ice Dam Guys® at 1-800-ICE-DAMS (800-423-3267) for immediate scheduling! We’ve removed thousands of ice dams since 1995 and have become the top-rated ice dam removal company in the United States! We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured.
Known as a Midwestern humid continental climate, Lansing experiences some intense winters! Considering that three of the Great Lakes – Lakes Michigan, Huron, and Erie – are all within 100 miles of town, it’s no wonder. Being surrounded by these freshwater behemoths makes winters in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties particularly cold and susceptible to ice dams. A good example of an ice dam we found on a customer’s home can be seen below:
If your home has something like the photo above, you’ve got an ice dam and one that could cause a home emergency quickly! An ice dam like this forms because there are unnatural fluctuations on the surface of your home’s roof. This can occur after an afternoon of the intense sun or if you have bypasses in your home that allow for heat loss to escape into your attic. Either way, the results are that a portion of the roof’s surface warms so much that it thaws the snow. In the example photo above, this would be the area with the fluffier snow.
Unfortunately, as that snow melts, it slowly trickles down to the gutters, where it can’t escape. This is because the overhangs are not insulated like the rest of your roof, so they remain frozen for much longer than the large faces of the roof. If you also have north-facing pockets of shade, there’s even a greater chance of these forming, as they remain in the shade all day. When below-freezing temperatures return later in the evening, all that pooled water behind the gutters refreezes and you have an ice dam. If you’re not careful and leave the ice dam in place too long, you can also have internal water leaks like the customer below:
We hope you’re able to call us well before it comes to your ceiling and walls getting destroyed like that, but examples like this highlight why ice dams need to be taken seriously. Thankfully, we have a tried and true process for eliminating them safely and quickly!
100% Safe and Effective Steam-Only Ice Dam Removal in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties
The Ice Dam Guys® has been removing ice dams across America since 1995! In the early days, the industry wasn’t what it is today, so most people would call out-of-season roofing contractors to give it their best shot. Unfortunately, many times these poor souls didn’t have a clue what to do, so they would use the tools they had at their disposal. This often looked like hot water power washers, ice picks, steel shovels, and even flames to attack these ice dams. Needless to say, most of those resulted in the homeowner being disappointed because their home got damaged in the process. When these roofers tried to muscle an ice dam off your roof, they’d unintentionally, but consistently, peel back and remove shingles in the process. Hot water power washers and sharp or blunt tools are just too aggressive and this would leave a homeowner exposed to even more leaks. We knew there had to be a better way that was gentle on your home while being effective. Enter our in-house invention – Steamzilla™!
Steam-only ice dam removal has never failed us over 25+ winters and for thousands of homes across America! Using only steam to remove ice dams is the safest removal option for your home. Like a hot knife cutting through butter, our tech slices the ice dam into small manageable pieces. These are removed from your roof so you’re left ice-free with free-flowing gutters and downspouts. Here’s one of our techs doing this below for a visual aid:
He’s high up there, isn’t he? Bet you’re glad you called us 🙂 Steam-only ice dam removal has a fantastic track record of being able to get ice dams down 100% of the time. At the end of the day you called us because you were worried about your home – let us gently remove the problem so it stays safe and sound!
Ice Dam Guys®: Mid-Michigan’s Emergency Ice Dam Removal Experts
Since the great Ice Storm of 2015, Michiganders across the state have trusted the Ice Dam Guys® to thaw your frozen gutters! In addition to our unparalleled reputation, we’re also licensed and properly insured, and bonded to perform ice dam removal on your home. With a focus on customer service, you can find us hauling our machines through the following Mid-Michigan communities:
Aurelius, Bath Township, Bunker Hill, Charlotte, Dansville, Delhi Charter Township, Dewitt, Eagle, East Lansing, Eaton Rapids, Grand Lodge, Lake Victoria, Leslie, Mason, Meridian Charter Township, Perry, Portland, Potterville, St. Johns, Watertown Township, Waverly, Webberville, Williamston, and Windsor Charter Township.
To learn more about us and see what past customers have to say, we encourage you to Google us. Put “Ice Dam Guys reviews” into the search bar and see what you find. We’re confident that when you’re done, we’ll be the #1 choice for you and your home!
We look forward to helping you!
Call us now at 1-800-ICE-DAMS for same-day / next-day ice dam removal for your Lansing-area home.